Leix and Offaly must be pacified by a general pardon, followed by gentle dealings, or else the people must be extirpated.
Sheriffs were to be regularly appointed for Leix, Offaly, and for what is now the county of Wicklow.
In Leix and Offaly leases for twenty-one years were to be given; and religious reform was everywhere to be taken in hand.
Before Bellingham came to Ireland a hosting into Leix had been proclaimed, and he carried it out promptly.
Leinster at that time was, roughly speaking, bounded on the west by the River Barrow, and did not include Leix.